Lillian Faulkner Adams1,2,3

ID# 21300, (1874 - 1941)
FatherRichardson F. Adams2,4,5 (abt 1850 - 24 Sep 1917)
MotherHelen Scott2,4,6 (abt 1852 - 12 Aug 1925)

Key Events:

Birth: 20 Oct 1874, New York, New York Co., New York7,8,9
Marriage: John Eaker, 18 Mar 1897, Manhattan, New York Co., New York10,11,12
Marriage: Lewis A. Smalley, 16 Nov 1915, Manhattan, New York Co., New York13,14,15
Death: 15 May 1941, Manhattan, New York Co., New York16

Spouse:John Eaker (Apr 1865 - 29 Dec 1910)
     Child:

Spouse: Lewis A. Smalley (about 1867 - 7 Nov 1942)
     No children

ChartsDescendants of Linah and Rebeccah (Davis) Mims

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Lillian Faulkner Adams was born on 20 Oct 1874 in New York, New York Co., New York.7,8,9
     Lillian married first John Eaker, son of John Eaker and Rebecca E. Mims, on 18 Mar 1897 in Manhattan, New York Co., New York.10,11,12
     Lillian and John appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, at 149 Covert St., enumerated 5 Jun 1900, reporting they were renting their home. Their son Linah was listed as living with them.17
     John evidently contacted a serious injury or disease. He was admitted to the Home for Incurables 28 Mar 1909 and Lillian and their son went to live with her parents.18 She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Manhattan, New York Co., New York, in the household of her parents, Richardson F. Adams and Helen Scott, with her son Linah.5
     Her husband died on 29 Dec 1910 in Home for Incurables, New York, New York Co., New York.19
     Lillian appeared on the 1915 State Census of 242 W. 11th St., New York, New York Co., New York, in the household of her parents, Richardson F. Adams and Helen Scott, with her son Linah.20 She was a bookkeeper in a woolen house prior to her remarriage.21,20
     Lillian married second Lewis A. Smalley, son of Cornelius Smalley and Margaret Skeat, on 16 Nov 1915 in Manhattan, New York Co., New York.13,14,15
     Lillian and Lewis appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Corona, Queens Co., New York, at 8 Ferguson St., enumerated 28 Jan 1920, reporting they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Her son Linah from her prior marriage was living with them, as were Cora Noble, listed as his sister-in-law, and her son Melville. Her children Linah were listed as living with her.22
     Lillian and Lewis appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Queens Co., New York, at 104-17 39th Ave., enumerated 16 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $5,000. Her son Linah was listed as living with them, as was Lois Locher, a 32-year-old saleslady.23
     Lillian and Lewis appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Corona, Queens Co., New York, at 104-17 39th Ave., enumerated 11 Apr 1940, reporting they owned a home valued at $4,000 and had lived in the same town in 1935. Cora Noble, now listed as his sister, her son Melville, and Lewis Ryan, a 50-year-old iron worker listed as a boarder were listed as living with them.24
     Lillian died on 15 May 1941 in Manhattan, New York Co., New York, at age 66.16

Citations

  1. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Lillie Faulkner Smalley, Soc. Sec. No. 056-22-4395, shows father's surname as Adams.
  2. [S7613] "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909," FamilySearch.org, record for Lilly Adams.
  3. [S7612] "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for John Eaker and Lillian Adams, citing cn 4522 and FHL #1487628; and record for Lewis A. Smalley and Lillie I. Eaker, citing cn 25841 and FHL #1614229, shows father's surname as Adams.
  4. [S7612] "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for John Eaker and Lillian Adams, citing cn 4522 and FHL #1487628; and record for Lewis A. Smalley and Lillie I. Eaker, citing cn 25841 and FHL #1614229.
  5. [S7615] Richardson F. Adams household, 1910 U.S. Census, New York Co., New York.
  6. [S7615] Richardson F. Adams household, 1910 U.S. Census, New York Co., New York, shows the girl as daughter of Helen's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  7. [S7613] "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909," FamilySearch.org, record for Lilly Adams, shows date, as 20th, city, as Manhattan, county, and state.
  8. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Lillie Faulkner Smalley, Soc. Sec. No. 056-22-4395, shows date, as 19th, city, as New York, county, and state.
  9. [S7607] Mary Macrery household, 1900 U.S. Census, Kings Co., New York, shows month, year, age 25, and state.
  10. [S7612] "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for John Eaker and Lillian Adams, citing cn 4522 and FHL #1487628, shows date, city, county, and state.
  11. [S7607] Mary Macrery household, 1900 U.S. Census, Kings Co., New York, shows married 3 years.
  12. [S7608] Home for Incurables, 1910 U.S. Census, New York Co., New York, shows him as married 13 years.
  13. [S7612] "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Lewis A. Smalley and Lillie I. Eaker, citing cn 25841 and FHL #1614229, shows date, city, county, and state.
  14. [S7611] Lewis Smalley household, 1920 U.S. Census, Queens Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  15. [S7618] Louis Smally household, 1930 U.S. Census, Queens Co., New York, shows married, with his first marriage at age 48 and hers at 22.
  16. [S7609] "New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948," Ancestry.com, record for Lillian Smalley, citing cert. no. 10813.
  17. [S7607] Mary Macrery household, 1900 U.S. Census, Kings Co., New York.
  18. [S7694] John Eaker, Certificate and Record of Death, shows date of admission.
  19. [S7694] John Eaker, Certificate and Record of Death.
  20. [S7614] Richardson F. Adams household, 1915 New York State Census, New York Co., New York, New York.
  21. [S7615] Richardson F. Adams household, 1910 U.S. Census, New York Co., New York, shows occupation as bookkeeper and industry as woolen house.
  22. [S7611] Lewis Smalley household, 1920 U.S. Census, Queens Co., New York.
  23. [S7618] Louis Smally household, 1930 U.S. Census, Queens Co., New York.
  24. [S7617] Louis A. Smalley household, 1940 U.S. Census, Queens Co., New York.
  25. [S7613] "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909," FamilySearch.org, record for Sinah Grismus Eaker, citing cn 37509a and FHL #1953366.
  26. [S7607] Mary Macrery household, 1900 U.S. Census, Kings Co., New York, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  27. [S7611] Lewis Smalley household, 1920 U.S. Census, Queens Co., New York, shows her as wife and him as stepson of head of household.